IP Payments

Ensure the long-term value of your IP assets


  • Never miss a maintenance due date
  • Work with specialized IP experts
  • Lean on our Six Sigma processes
  • Ensure accurate IP portfolio data

Intended for

  • Docketing Manager
  • Intellectual Property Lawyer
  • Intellectual Property Portfolio Manager


Get the most long-term value from the R&D, marketing and legal investments around your innovations with IP Payments - the market-leading patent payment and trademark renewal services from Thomson IP Management Services. IP Payments is highly efficient, highly reliable and nimble enough to meet your organization's unique requirements.  


  • Adjustable instruction process with 'pay all,' 'pay selected' and ad hoc options
  • Customizable reminder and decision schedules
  • Flexible payment terms
  • Portfolio integrity validation process to identify missing data and improperly formatted information before payment submission
  • Real-time visibility into payment status provided through the highly secure, web-based connected IP Payments
  • Notifications and reports identify new patents and trademarks due as well as outstanding IP maintenance decisions
  • Robust post-payment monitoring to validate your rights are maintained
  • Notification of discrepancies between your information and official records
  • Tracking of official certificates and confirmation of payments


  • Rest assured your rights are handled with the utmost attention to detail by our IP experts
  • Benefit from world-class software that ensures a reliable payment process
  • Be confident with the most accurate, efficient and well-defined approach to protecting your IP
  • Entrust your most important assets to a publicly-traded company

Make your decisions online and eliminate the paper. Our highly secure connectedippayments.com website provides you with 24X7 comprehensive access to current payment information and decision-making tools. View, track and report on payment status through a centralized access point with real-time data and configurable reporting capabilities. Create budget estimates quickly and easily, submit last-minute payment decisions and add or edit cases online. Connected IP Payments gives you greater flexibility, increases your productivity and allows you to instantly confirm that your rights are protected.

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